Sports commonly associated with injuries

High jumpAt UC Davis, the Pediatric Sports medicine program we see a wide variety of atheltes from every possible sport from Hocky to cheerleading. Below is a list of some of the common sports our athletes participate in.

  • Soccer
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Cheer
  • Hocky
  • Lacrosse
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Skiing / snowboarding
  • Track

Head and neck injuries

Shoulder injuries

  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Multiple directional Instability
  • Little leaguers shoulder
  • Labral tears
  • Fractures
  • Shoulder separation
  • Shoulder dislocation

Back injuries

  • Sprains/Strains
  • Spondylolysis (stress fractures of vertebrae)
  • Scoliosis
  • Disc herniations

Elbow, hand and wrist injuries

  • Apophysitis
  • Fractures
  • Ligament injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Capitellar Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Gymnast wrist
  • Little leaguers elbow

Hip inuries

  • Avulsion Fractures
  • Apophysitis
  • Muscular Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Snapping Hip syndrome
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement
  • Labral Tears

Knee and leg injuries

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  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Patellar Instability
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Sinding Larsen Johansson disease
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • ACL tears
  • PCL and other knee ligament injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Osteochondritis dissecans (injury to cartilage and underlying bone)
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fractures
  • Fractures

Foot and ankle injuries

  • Ankle sprains
  • Fractures
  • Heel pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Sever's disease
  • Turf toe
  • Dancers foot
  • Stress fractures
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Os trigonum
  • Ankle impingement